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January 27 , 2012

New Jefferson Lung Cancer Screening Program Builds On Latest Research For Early Diagnosis

Comprehensive program offers screening CT scan, appointment with pulmonology, radiology and follow-up scheduled in one visit in one location.
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January 26 , 2012

Brachytherapy Reduced Death Rates In High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients Study Finds

A new study conducted by radiation oncologists at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson suggests brachytherapy alone or in combination with external beam radiation therapy could be an effective option for high-risk cancers, not just low-risk.
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January 25 , 2012
January 25 , 2012

Jefferson Emergency Department Staff Volunteers At General Clinic In Sierra Leone

On Sunday, January 29, three physicians and two nurses from Jefferson's Emergency Department will travel to Sierra Leone to help improve the quality of healthcare and its delivery within the impoverished West African country.
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January 19 , 2012

Jefferson Study Shows Allergy To Plavix Can Be Overcome

Researchers at Jefferson found that a combination of steroids and antihistamines can successfully alleviate the allergic reaction to Plavix and enable patients to remain on the drug after angioplasty and percutaneous coronary interventions.
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January 16 , 2012

Obesity And Cancer Screening Does Race And Gender Also Play A Role

Researchers in the Family and Community Medicine Department found that obesity was linked to higher rates of prostate cancer screening across all races/ethnic differences and lower rates of cervical cancer screening, most notably in white women.
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January 16 , 2012

KCC Trial Cabazitaxel With Radiation And Hormone Therapy May Improve Prostate Cancer Survival

KCC Clinical Trial: Cabazitaxel With Radiation And Hormone Therapy May Improve Prostate Cancer Survival
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January 13 , 2012
January 13 , 2012

Trenton Resident And Jefferson Bariatric Surgery Pt Loses 100 Plus Pounds

Georgette Brown lost over one hundred pounds as a result of her gastric bypass surgery.
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January 13 , 2012

Horsham Teen Raises Money Toward Research Of Dad Rare Neurological Condition

Alexa Stutz held multiple fundraisers to raise research money for neuroscience after her father, Vincent Stutz, was treated at Jefferson for a stroke and ruptured aneurysm.
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January 04 , 2012

After Holiday Eating Jefferson Dietitian Offers Tips To Get Back On Track And Kick Start Weight Loss

After Holiday Eating Marathon, Jefferson Dietitian Offers 10 Tips To Get Back On Track And Kick Start New Year's Weight Loss Resolution
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